Ron Darling was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1983, he made his Major League debut. In 1986, he played with the Mets at the World Series. Darling began his career with a role in the comedy "Shallow Hal" (2001) with Gwyneth Paltrow. Darling made film his next project, appearing in the Bernie Mac sports comedy "Mr. 3000" (2004). More recently, Darling acted in the Dennis Quaid smash hit sci-fi picture "The Day After Tomorrow" (2004). Darling was married to Joanna Last.